London: Albion Press, 1805. Beautifully illustrated with 8 plates, a folding map of Haiti, a folding plan of the city of Cap Francois, and a facsimile. xxiii, errata, 467, 9 page index and 3 pages of advertisements, deckled edges. Scattered foxing with the maps heavily browned. Thick 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 black morocco, red leather spine labels. (London): Albion Press, Printed: Published by James Cundee, 1805. First Edition. Very good (+). Internally a tight and bright copy. Among the...
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New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. Illustrated (b/w). 175 pages. 4to, grey boards, dust wrapper; flyleaf and half-title page show indentation from paperclip. New York: Bloomsbury, (2014). A very good(+) copy. Full page inscription on flyleaf: "To my cherished friends: Lewis and Louise [Hirschfeld] - with gratitude and respect always... Gay Talese October 17, 2014 New York City"
The Library of Facetious Lore, 1927. Erotic illustrations in black & white. 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco over marbled boards with black leather spine label; uncut edges. No place: Published by privately Printed for The Library of Facetious Lore, 1927. Limited edition - number 3 of 750 copies intended for private circulation. One page opened carelessly with large chip but still well inside margin, else a fine copy of this uncommon title.
1974. 11 x 8.5 inch souvenir tour photo of the rock-and-roll legend, dressed in his iconic white jeweled jumpsuit and singing passionately into a microphone -- no place, no date, circa 1974. Inscribed "For Susan My best, Elvis Presley" in ball-point pen across his chest, slightly hard to see because of the rhinestone background. On the back is a colorful map of America titled: "ELVIS Concerts 1970-1971-1972-1973-1974 SOLD OUT!" Set in a slightly gaudy black/red frame with silver knobs measuring...
Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2007. Illustrated (b/w). 128 pages. Oblong 8vo, paperback. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing, (2007). A near fine copy. Inscribed on half-title by the author: "For Louise [Hirschfeld] What a pleasure it is to know you! love from your friends Par & Susan Oliphant 4/08". With a small hand-drawn cartoon of two figures at bottom right.
Vienna: Anton Schroll, 1919. Illustrated with 37 plates and many in-text figures. viii, 207 pages. 4to, publisher's marbled boards with blue cloth (re-cased with original spine retained; still rather rough around the edges and with inner hinges strengthened). Wein: Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co, 1919. First edition. Overall a very good(-) copy but all pages and plates quite clean. From the collection of art historian Meyer Schapiro, with his small ownership label on front pastedown.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2006. Introduction by E.L. Doctorow. Illustrated (color). Oblong 12mo, cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Bloomsbury, 2006. First US edition. Fine. Inscribed on title page by the author: "Four Louise [Hirschfeld], The hostess with bestest friends with much affection, Ed Sorel 4/06"
Florence: Filippo, & Iacopo Giunti, 1587. Numerous large ornate wood cut initials. 16 leaves + 586 pages + 39 leaves very thick 8vo, vintage vellum quite worn. Early faint names and dates on title page and rear fly leaf, a few early annotations on margins. Firenze: Nella Stamperia Di Filippo, & Iacopo Giunti, E'fratelli, 1587. Fourth Edition. Good (+).